How the Dragon Got Its Beard
June 28, 2016
Scales are not feathers are not hair, but evolutionary tales get hairy sometimes.
Flowers Create 'Electric Landing Lights' for Bees
June 14, 2016
How do bees know which flowers to visit, and where on the flowers to land?
Masters of Physics in Nature
June 8, 2016
Plants and animals sometimes keep PhD physicists wondering how they do what they do.
Dino Extinction Story Is a Fable, Paleontologist Says
May 24, 2016
What they tell you on TV and in biology class about birds outlasting the dinosaurs has paltry little evidence.
Design Inspires Scientific Advances
May 9, 2016
When you see cutting-edge science in materials and methods, you are likely to read "Inspired by Nature."
Life as the Communication of Information
April 28, 2016
Could the essence of life be not so much the material substrate, but the transfer of information?
Dinosaur Extinction Rewritten Again
April 22, 2016
Who will go back and fix the animations?
Why Chernobyl Neighbors Are Not Dying
April 21, 2016
Surprising scientists, both people and animals are doing OK around the world's worst nuclear accident site.
Plastic Proteins and Turtle Skis
April 18, 2016
Here's news about the latest technologies coming out of biomimetics, the imitation of nature's designs.
Darwin Can't Win for Losing
April 13, 2016
Progress must be made with gains, not losses.
More Examples of Exceptional Preservation in Fossil Reptiles
April 7, 2016
How could structures this delicate survive the ravages of tens or hundreds of millions of years?
More Holes in Evolutionary Theory
April 5, 2016
Here are three examples of animals not branching out neatly on Darwin's tree like they're supposed to.
Original Material Found in Triassic Reptile Fossils
March 18, 2016
The preservation of structures and original proteins in fossils has just been pushed back to the Triassic.
O Beautiful for Amber Waves of Fossils
March 10, 2016
Striking examples of life encased in fossil tree sap open eyes on creation vs evolution.
Real Creatures with Superpowers
March 8, 2016
Check out the capabilities of these amazing little critters.